Are women never the ‘right age’ to work?
Pay inequality over the course of a woman’s life results in significant financial disparities in later life. But to begin to challenge the pay gap that exists between men and women, we need to understand how the concept of "gendered ageism" manifests for women across their careers, and how it can be addressed through organisational practices and public policy.
Banks have diversified, but failure risk has risen – why?
Over the last decades, major Australian banks have morphed from their traditional role of deposit and loan firms, into big "one-stop shop" financial institutions with risk spread across different assets.
Nationalisation, state equity participation and resource rent tax in the extractive industry
Papua New Guinea is a resource rich nation, with significant reserves of gas, copper, gold and zinc. Understandably, there is a desire to generate tax revenue by taxing the rent associated with these natural reserves, but there is also significant disagreement about the best way to do this in the PNG context.
Leaders Panel: Trump, Brexit and the EU – Whither Australia?
Graeme Samuel, Don Argus and Steve Bracks discuss next steps for Australia.
How do we fix STEM’s brain drain?
Why do our best and brightest continue to leave the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and maths?
Alumnus Nick Stone on building a New York coffee empire
Nick Stone, founder and CEO of Bluestone Lane and Monash Business School alumnus, talks about making it work in New York – the world's toughest coffee market.
How network economics could reduce crime
In 2014, Swedish police had a problem common to police forces around the world. They needed to reduce juvenile crime, but had very limited resources. This conundrum attracted the interest of network economist Professor Yves Zenou.
Understanding the long-term costs of natural disasters
Just how long does it take a community to get back on its feet following a natural disaster? And how much do we really know about the long-term effects on people’s living standards, job prospects, educational outcomes and health?
How a tourism slump revolutionised global forecasting
Monash Business School econometricians have altered the world of forecasting.
Does consuming make you happier?
Anyone who has splurged on a new pair of shoes or a new gadget can testify to the rush of satisfaction afterwards. And research proves that spending money does make you happier.
Civil war: the real economic cost
Children exposed to civil war experience significant psychological turmoil but new research by Monash Business School shows that that struggle extends beyond the emotional impact, lowering a person's future earning potential and damaging economies in the process.